Chapel in the Pines specializes in weddings and receptions. We offer a Ruby Wedding Reception only package, which gives you the full services offered in our banquet hall. During your reception you have access to the cottage, gazebo, chapel, and grounds to enjoy with your guests for your reception for pictures and walking the gardens and grounds.
Our banquet hall space accommodates up to 150 people.
Our vintage-inspired banquet hall is the perfect setting for your big day. Our hall seats up to 150 guests including the wedding party. We have an impressive stage up- lighting system, wood ceiling, intimate dimmable lighting, dual monitors, and a projector available for use to add all of those special touches. There is a large dance floor to dance the night away. Choose your chair covers and sashes. The hall is easily decorated and lighted to create the perfect decor.
Grounds & Gardens, White Chapel, Garden Gazebo, Bridal Cottage Dressing Room, Personalized Brick in Bridal Path, and use of the grounds for Engagement Pictures.
Venue Setup and Cleanup, Table Linens (white or black), Chair Covers (white or black) Chair Sashes (white or black), Skirted Tables, Permanent Bridal Party Stage, Stage Up-Lighting, Head Table Spot Lighting, Twin 39” Monitors, Media Projector, Permanent Dance Floor, Cake Display Counter, Intimate Lighting Enhancements, Fire Pit, Venue Coordinators, Wedding and Reception Planning, All Buildings are Climate Controlled, Paved Lighted Parking, In-house Catering and Bar Service, and Final Cleanup.
Flowers, Table Centerpieces, a few venue decorations if desired, Photographer, and DJ for reception.
House Bar package includes bartender(s), 4 hours 45 minutes of bar service, the bar remains open during dinner, and no bar slowdowns. Your guests will have access to unlimited pop, juice and lemonade, house mixed drinks, domestic bottled beer and wine. Premium mixed drinks available for purchase. Bar not required. Other bar service options available. Keurig coffee service available.
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Premium Bar Package add $9 per person over the age of 21 – Includes House bar package plus premium mixed drinks and Champagne toast for all guests
Bar service not required, you may have no alcohol, which reduces the price. You can not bring your own alcohol.
Custom bar packages are available, just ask!
Bar service is provided by a professionally licensed caterer who manages set up and clean up of bar area. Includes cups, straws, napkins, ice, and garnishes.
Final payment and final headcount are required no later than 7 – 10 days prior to the scheduled event.
Includes Miller lite and Bud light, unless otherwise requested. All beer is bottled.
Import beer: Corona and Heineken, may be added to any package for an additional $3 per person over the age of 21.
House: The House Package includes complimentary house liquor including: amaretto, gin, rum, scotch, vodka and whiskey. House liquors are the non-name brands of liquor. Premium alcohol will be available for guests to purchase.
Premium: The Premium Package includes complimentary premium brands of liquor including: Absolut, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Christian Brothers, Dewar’s, Jack Daniels, Malibu, Seagram’s 7 and Tanqueray.
Requested brands of liquor not listed above may or may not be subject to an additional charge.
Wine: A wine selection of Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling and White Zinfandel are brought to each event and are served as complimentary with each package.
Non alcoholic beverages include: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pink Lemonade, Soda Water, Tonic, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, and Pineapple Juice.
Keurig coffee service
After years of wedding service our dedicated caterer and menu options are designed for the best service for your reception. Choose from this list of options to create a meal your guests will enjoy. Not seeing what you like? With enough notice, we can work with you to provide your own delicious wedding dinner.
Choose 2 Entrées
Chicken Limon • Chicken Marsala • Crispy Fried Chicken • Oven Roasted Chicken • Roasted Pork with BBQ Sauce • Homestyle Pot Roast • Roast Beef with Au Jus • Mediterranean Salmon
• **Bourbon Marinated Sirloin • **BBQ Beef Brisket • **Shrimp Orzo
**Add $5 per person
Choose 1 Pasta
Vodka Pasta • Cheesy Stuffed Shells – Spinach & Portobello • Cheesy Stuffed Shells – Italian Sausage • Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Chicken & Alfredo Sauce • Bow Tie Pasta with Vegetables & Alfredo Sauce • Velvety Macaroni & Cheese
Choose 2 Sides
Mashed Potatoes • Garlic Mashed Potatoes • Roasted Red Potatoes • Parmesan Roasted Potatoes • Rice Pilaf • Fresh Green Beans • Green Beans Almandine • Green Beans with Bacon • Chef’s Choice Mixed Vegetables • Herbed Buttered Corn • Thyme Roasted Carrots • Honey Roasted Carrots • Velvety Macaroni & Cheese • Zucchini Stefano
Garden Salad with Rolls and Butter.
Customized Menu & Dietary Needs accommodated upon request.
Below is a list of our appetizer and dessert options. Appetizers and desserts are not included in initial pricing estimate. You are not required to purchase appetizers and/or desserts from us. You may choose a vendor or provide appetizers and/or desserts yourself.
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Signature Charcuterie Board $7.25/Person
18” Vegetable Starter Platter $65
Seasonal Fruit Platter $70
The following Portion Pricing Indicated for 25 Count
Signature Petite Sweet Peppers $56
Dill Cucumber Sandwiches on Rye $56
Chicken Salad on Petite Rolls $98
Classic Tomato Basil Bruschetta $56
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $75
Assorted Pinwheels $56
Caprese Skewers $56
Devilled Eggs $52
Devilled Eggs with Bacon & Scallions $64
Bacon Wrapped Chestnuts $56
Bacon Wrapped Dates $56
Italian, Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms $69
Italian Sausage & Sweet Pepper Skewers $64
Italian Meatballs $58
BBQ Meatballs $58
Ham & Swiss Sliders $92
Chocolate Covered Strawberries $3.20 ea
Cup Cakes $3.20 ea*
Choose from these flavors: Chocolate, Yellow, Red Velvet, Carrot, Lemon, Confetti, Strawberry, Angel Food
Filled Cup Cakes $4.00 ea*
Choose from these flavors: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Strawberry Cheesecake, S’mores
Assorted Sweet Streets $55/25 ct
Brownies $35/25 ct
Assorted Cookies $35/25 ct
Our Ruby Wedding Package includes the use of the Grounds & Gardens, White Chapel, Garden Gazebo, Bridal Cottage Dressing Room, and use of the grounds for Engagement Pictures, numerous wedding related services and amenities,
Two entrées, one pasta, two sides, and the House Bar Package.
The First fifty people are included in pricing.
No minimum guest count. If less than 50 people, subtract $50 per person.
Bar is not required. No bar? We will give you a discount!
It is easy to estimate the final cost. There are no hidden fees, surprise fees, etc.
Simply add the package price, plus the additional guests expected, and any extras (photo booth, bar upgrade, horderves, or appetizers if desired).
$8,500 Friday & Sunday
$6,500 Monday – Thursday
$7,500 Friday & Sunday
$6,500 Monday – Thursday
$65 per person over age (21) additional guests (Meal and Bar)
$50 per person under age (21) additional guests (Meal and Beverage)
Premium Bar Package add on $9 per person over the age of 21– Includes House Bar Package plus premium mixed drinks and complimentary Champagne toast for all guests.
Extra Entrée add $5 per person.
Extra side meal item $3 per person.
Prices for 2024 and beyond are not set due to inflation.
TAXES ARE INCLUDED & GRATUITY OPTIONAL – Bartenders do set out a tip jar.
3% Charge for Credit Cards
Due to high inflation, there could be a reasonable food and beverage adjustment fee.
Additional information for our Wedding Reception Only packages.
If a Monday through Thursday wedding is on a holiday, pricing is the same as Sunday. If a Sunday wedding is on Memorial Day or Labor Day weekend, pricing is the same as a Saturday.
Experience with our elegant, white aisle runner. There is a subtle yet sophisticated pattern. The aisle runner is hidden under the alter until pulled.
A fun and exciting way for you and your guest to experience and remember your special day! Our spacious photo booth comes with a scrap book, big selection of props, UNLIMITED photo prints, and you will receive a flash drive with digital copies of your photos! Learn more about this amazing deal!
Emphasize the traditional chapel setting in your wedding photos with our white candelabras. We provide two white candelabras, each with five candle holders.
We do require a good-faith deposit to reserve our wedding/reception.
Marriage License must be obtained nearby at Dekalb County Clerk’s Office.
Officiant & Coordinators Gratuity Appreciated.
“Beautiful grounds with a country church & outdoor gazebo with a variety of trees, & seasonal flowers. We enjoyed sitting out fire-pit by the reception hall after dancing. The lighting outside and inside made for intimate romantic evening in the country. The staff was very friendly.”
“Absolutely the best wedding chapel, reception room. The grounds are gorgeous the owners great. They even have bride’s room. Prices are a third of most Chicago suburbs prices. You get more of everything for less money. You need to check this place out”
“Had our wedding here. Beautiful venue, very affordable. The staff was extremely helpful and was always willing to help us.”
“Booked to have my wedding at their beautiful place and lovely setting.”
“Great attention to detail! The grounds are immaculate! What a beautiful place to start a beautiful life together!“